The second event for Crawford County’s annual fall trash dropoff is set for Saturday at Cedarville, Turner, Dyer and Locke.
Area residents can drop off trash at dumpsters provided to these three cities from 7 a.m. to noon, or until the dumpsters are filled, said Elaine Stanfield, Crawford County judge’s administrative assistant and local coordinator of the cleanup.
Items not allowed in the litter drop-off events are: Yard waste, leaves, grass, tree limbs, stumps, brush, automotive liquids such as oil, gas, brake fluid and antifreeze - including used motor oil filters and gas tanks, batteries, tires, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners including all appliances compressors, large quantities of any liquid, paint cans with paint - though empty or dry paint cans are acceptable.
Also not accepted: Glue containers with free flowing glue, large quantities of construction debris - though small quantities of roofing shingles or other materials are acceptable, domestic septic tank pumping cresol, treated wood that has not been certified hazard free, incinerator ash and residues, hazardous or toxic waste, cleaning chemicals, herbicides, pesticides, or fungicides or containers that have not been triple rinsed and punctured, and electronics such as computers, televisions, and radios.
Crawford County’s annual cleanup is sponsored by the Crawford County Judge’s Office, Crawford County Road Department and West River Valley Regional Solid Waste Management District.
It is held each year in conjunction with the Great Arkansas Cleanup, the annual fall statewide litter pickup campaign promoted by Keep Arkansas Beautiful.